Parador de Zafra

15th Century Castle


Nestled in the heart of the charming town of Zafra, the Parador de Zafra is a captivating retreat that exudes historic charm, architectural splendor, and warm Spanish hospitality. Housed within a majestic 15th-century castle-palace, this enchanting haven invites you to step back in time and experience the grandeur of this medieval gem.

As you approach the Parador de Zafra, the castle's impressive towers, battlements, and grand entrance create an atmosphere of awe and admiration. Step inside, and you are greeted by a seamless fusion of medieval elegance and modern comforts.

Each exquisitely appointed guest room provides a sanctuary of tranquility, featuring classic furnishings and modern amenities. From your window, enjoy views of the picturesque town streets, the castle courtyard, or the lush gardens, allowing you to connect with the beauty and serenity of your surroundings.

The Parador's restaurant celebrates the flavors of Extremadura, serving a delightful array of traditional dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. Indulge in savory specialties such as Iberian ham, hearty stews, and the renowned cheeses of the region, accompanied by fine wines.

General Services

General Services
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bureau de Change
  • Conference suites and meetings
  • Credit Cards
  • Distance to Airport: 54 km.
  • Distance to Train Station: 1 km.
  • Facility Accessibility (Check with Parador)
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • No animals allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Satellite Dish
  • Wireless Internet - WIFI. Free
  • Canal plus
  • Double Rooms (double beds): 9
  • Easy access rooms: 2
  • Minibar
  • Places: 111
  • Rooms with Lounge Area: 2
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Single Rooms: 1
  • Telephone in bedrooms
  • Television
  • Twin Rooms: 37
  • Seasonal Swimming Pool


  • Carnavales: February, Zafra.
  • Ham festival: 1st week of May, Jerez de los Caballeros, 40 km.
  • Livestock fair: 1st week of October, Zafra.
  • Luna al Fuego: Last week of June (17th century festival).


  • Biking
  • Horse
  • Horse Riding
  • Rambling
  • Riding
  • Spa Therapy
  • Swimming
  • Trekking

Interesting Places

  • Zafra.
    Convent of Santa Clara.
    Palace of the Marqués de Solanda.
  • Templars tour.
    Burguillo del Cerro (19 km.)
    Jerez de los Caballeros (38 km.)
    Fregenal de la Sierra (61 km.)
  • Colegiata.
    Plazas Grande and Chica.
  • Nature tours.
    Parque de Cornalvo (65 km.)
    Sierra de Hornachos (45 km.)
    Sierra de Tentudia (40 km.)

Regional Menu

Specialities and traditional dishes.

Discover the new restaurant space at the Parador de Zafra. The menu offerings at this dining spot are based on classic examples of Extremadura's cuisine, with a fresh, casual presentation and very affordable prices.

The Parador menu includes tapas, larger portions, bruschetta-style appetizers and full servings of traditional dishes, with a touch of the avant-garde, including Ibérico pork charcuterie and Extremaduran stew.

We also offer a tapas menu with very reasonable prices.

At our restaurant, the products are the stars. Why not come explore Zafra through its cuisine?